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Column Krater

Object Number:
L-64-42
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Apulian
South Italian
Provenience:
Italy
Manufacture Location:
Apulia
Date Made:
399-300 BC
Early Date:
-399
Late Date:
-300
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Ceramic
Technique:
Red Figure
Iconography:
Sacrificial Scene
Altar
Spear
Armor
Shield
Oinochoe
Sheep
Woman
Tray
Description:
A. Sacrificial scene. Left to right: (1) upright pair of spears, points up, with oval shield leaning against them; (2) bearded man facing right wearing pointed cap and shirt to hips holding out a knife in right hand and holding an oinochoe tilted over a well-head (?) in left; (3) to right of well-head a man wearing a high cap and a hip length shirt, facing left holds a sheep, its head and neck over the well-head; (4) at extreme right a woman facing left, fully dressed, holds out a filled tray. B. Three youths, all standing, each with a vertical stick. The two outer ones face in and the middle one faces left. On neck: large ivy tendrils.
Credit Line:
Loaned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Other Number:
82-125   -   Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Bibliography:

[Article] Hall, Edith H. 1906. "Greek and Italian Pottery". Bulletin of the Pennsylvania Museum. 4 (16 (October)): 53-57. : Page/Fig./Plate: 57
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23
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